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HIV and fever - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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User :   hi
Doctor :   hi
Doctor :  
how can i help you
User :   doctor i will come straight to the question
Doctor :  
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User :   i had a protected sex with an escort 12 weeks back had a duo test for HIV after 12 weeks which tests for antibody and antigen
User :   it is negative
Doctor :  
User :   is it conclusive
User :   i am having a low grade fever for past 10 days which is not going even ater antibitics..max fever is 99.4
Doctor :  
hiv most of the time takes around 6 months to show up
User :   fsarenheit
Doctor :   thats okay
User :   i also did a pcr rna test done..which is also negative after 11 weeks
Doctor :  
now you dont confuse yourself
User :   do my symtoms look like hiv
Doctor :  
fever can be caused by any infection
Doctor :  
not necessarily hiv
User :   but 10 days ofantibiotics should resovle isn't it?
Doctor :  
not necessarily
Doctor :  
antibiotics are only for bcterial infection
Doctor :  
and there are so many viral and parasites
Doctor :  
causing fever

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